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Monologue

Fiona

Urban Traffik

Life Begins Now

Kojii Helnwein

 

Height: 5’8”

Hair: Brown

Eyes: Blue

Playing age: 26-35

Singing voice: Soprano

SAG/AFTRA member

 

Selected Film Experience: Supervized, Propeller, Radha, Urban Traffik, Little Bear, Red Tape, The O'Brien's, Death of the Hired Man

Selected TV Experience: Models of the Runway, Project Runway (Season 6), Off The Rails

Selected Advertising Experience: Yellow Spot WhiskeyColourtrend, Irish Life, Slendertone, Kia, Pizza Hut, Glenisk

 

Accents: Irish (Dublin and rural), British, and American

Qualifications and Training:

                                         

  • Filmbase, 6 Week Actors Close-up with Graham Cantwell, Mark O'Connor, Viko Nicki, Imogen Murphy, Conor MacMahon and Nick Kelly

  • Bow St Master Calss with Gerry Grennell (2017)
  • Spotlight Self-Taping Clinic with Alison Crosbie (2017)
  • Dagha Movement, a 5 day workshop in contemporary dance - ending in a 5 min choreographed routine performance (2016)
  • Bow St Self Taping Workshop with Maureen Hughes (2015)
  • On Camera class (6 months) including Scene Study, Camera Techniques, Continuity, Meisner, and Improv with Terry MacMahon, David Scott, and Peter Byrne, Irish Film Academy (2014)
  • Introduction to the Meisner Technique with Robbie Byrne, Momentum Acting Studios, Dublin (2013)
  • On Camera Scene Study, The Actors Place, Dublin (2011)
  • 1 year in Scene Study, Character Building, Monologues, and Improv, The Acting Centre, LA (2009)
  • Basic Training in Martial Arts Choreography, Weapons, and Fight Training with a Scottish Claymore Sword, Matrix Stunt Team, LA (2009)

Skills

Horse Riding, Rhythm Guitar, Jazz/Rock Singing (Pro-singer for 12 years and fronted many bands), Revolver/Hand Gun Shooting, 13 years of Global Print/Runway/Commercial Modelling and Voice Over experience

 

Bio

Kojii Helnwein was born and raised in Dublin. She began her working life as a Singer/Songwriter and Session Singer, which found her touring with many Irish musicians.  At the age of 17, she began working as a freelance Stage Manager in Irish Theatres, a position that led her to a brief stint in a Parisian Circus. Kojii has spent the last 10 years working between Los Angeles and Ireland in the fashion industry, all the while continuing her training as an actress. In 2013, she returned to Ireland and working from here as a full time actress.